Attractive large grasses, Bamboo makes graceful and attractive evergreen screens or windbreaks. Bamboo culms (or canes) sprout annually and reach their maximum height in a few weeks. New increasein diameter as the plant ages and live for several years..Bamboo’s strong and durable canes make great plant stakes and, when very young, can be harvested and make a delicious addition to many dishes.
Clumping Bamboo is typically smaller than the running types. It maintain its clumping habit by growing and spreading out slowly. It also prefer some shade, especially during the hottest times of the day.
Ivory Column Bamboo
This very attractive form of clumping Bamboo, features bright green foliage and white culm sheaths that contrast nicely with the dark green canes. Ivory Column’s sturdy canes can grow to 20 ft. in height and make good garden stakes and walking sticks. Ivory Column is hardy to 0°F.